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Maple Glazed Carrots

by evh March 25, 2015
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Maple Glazed Carrots ~ I am re-posting this recipe because it’s a simple, family favorite and I think it’s appropriate for the Easter bunny season. Fresh carrots bathed in a maple syrup butter then roasted –– holy yum-ness. What more could a little bunny ask for? I make this dish pretty much whenever I get […]

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5 Delicious Beet Recipes + How to Roast Them

by evh September 29, 2014
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It took me a long time to come around to the world of beets and truly appreciate them. It was one of “those” vegetables that I just didn’t care for –– not for having a bad experience with them, but more for I just really didn’t know how to eat them so I chose not […]

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The Fruit Is On: Minted Peach and Melon Salad

by evh July 15, 2014
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Holy moly, the summer fruits are amazing this year! It might be all of the spring rain we’ve had or the lack of 100 degree temperatures but whatever the case this season’s fruit is so gosh darn flavorful. My current obsession are the fresh cantaloupe melons that are showing up at the markets. Firm, yet […]

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Love Affair: Hot Buttered Peach Blintzes

by evh May 16, 2014
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Hot Buttered Peach Blintzes ~ I have had a long love affair with peaches. They are on top of my list for best foods to consume while stranded on a deserted island. They also happen to be just showing up at the farmers markets right now. Blintzes have also been one of those foods that […]

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Strawberry Basil Sangria

by evh April 22, 2014
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Strawberry Basil Sangria ~ When I was a kid I became obsessed with all things strawberry. From my scented strawberry shortcake dolls to my love of strawberry flavored maple syrup on my morning pancakes to angel food cakes smothered in fresh strawberries and whipped cream – it was a thing but I guess this could […]

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Pasta Night: Farfalle with Lemon, Kale and Roasted Garlic E Olio

by evh March 4, 2014
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Can you make a pasta dish that’s both satisfying and light at the same time? I think so. Farfalle with Lemon, Kale and Roasted Garlic E Olio is such a pasta in my world. Light enough that you can enjoy it for lunch without needing a siesta after but hearty enough to warm you to the […]

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5 Fun Facts About Grapefruit Plus Texas Citrus Salsa, Grilled Shrimp, Quinoa Salad & More

by evh February 21, 2014
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Do you remember that so called grapefruit diet back in the day? I think it was then that I decided I didn’t like those pucker-y little things. Not that I participated in the diet but that every grapefruit I tried had to be smothered in sugar just to be eaten. It wasn’t until about 10 […]

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Delicious Wedges: Sweet Potato Wedges (Fries) with Roasted Garlic Aioli

by evh February 20, 2014
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Sweet Potato Wedges (Fries) with Roasted Garlic Aioli ~ Hands down, sweet potatoes are favorite potato and I’ve never met one that I didn’t like. Hearty enough to be the main attraction on the dinner table yet versatile enough to be thrown into a breakfast muffin or whipped into a pie for dessert –– these […]

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February: At The Farmers Market

by evh February 5, 2014
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February may be the shortest month of the year but it’s perhaps the most passionate and Mother Nature knows all too well just what to do by giving us a bounty of love-ly beets at the Farmers Markets. Hues of luscious reds, rich deep purples and vibrant pinks mixed in with some golden orange tones […]

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Roll ‘Em: Winter Slaw Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce

by evh January 29, 2014
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Winter doesn’t have to mean your food is drab, boring and lackluster. In fact, I find every year around this time, after a few cold and cloudy days, I rediscover just how colorful and lovely winter produce can be. Brightly colored cabbages, cauliflowers and citrus, fresh herbs and rainbow carrots make this girl happy. Sure […]

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